Novation UltraNova Analog-Modelling Synthesizer


Novation UltraNova Analog-Modelling Synthesizer 


  • 37 Full-Sized Keys
  • Based on SuperNova II
  • Single Part with up to 300 Sounds
  • 18 Voices, 14 Filters, 36 Wavetables
  • Touch-Sense Controls
  • Software Editing
  • Built-In Vocoder
  • Free Plug-Ins from Sound Collective

The Novation UltraNova Analog-Modelling Synthesizer is a 37-key, monotimbral (1 part) wave table synthesizer, designed to provide a wide range of programming and sounds for electronic music production, and performances. The lightweight and compact UltraNova features a sound engine that is based on the SuperNova II, Novation's coveted workhorse rackmount synth. DJs, producers, and musicians are provided with a powerful synth engine and set of controls that includes Novation's Touch-Sense controls for manipulating any parameter the controls are routed to. A built-in vocoder and microphone are also featured.

Brand New Nova-Series Synth Engine Based on Supernova II:

Single part with up to 18 voices, 14 filter types, 36 wavetables, 5 effect slots
Patch Browse enables you to browse 300 sounds by type & genre

Touch-Sense Controls Enable Totally New Sound-Shaping & Performance:

Trigger envelopes/LFOs/filters/FX by just touching the encoders
Large rotary control instantly allows you fine control of any parameter

Totally Gig-Ready with 37 Full Sized Keys, a Vocoder, and Loads of Controls:

Voice optimized 12 band vocoder with gooseneck mic
High quality key bed with aftertouch for expressive playing styles

Software Plug-in Editor and Patch Librarian for Full Visual Editing:

Plug-in editor allows you to view and edit in with software
Software Patch Librarian a organize, store and share unlimited patches

Built-in 2 in 4 out USB Audio Interface and Bus Powered:

UltraNova can be used to stream audio to and from a host computer
Stereo main (analogue & SPDIF) and aux outputs, and MIDI in/out/thru ports

Sound Collective

The Sound Collective is a platform that will provide a free third-party software instrument or creative effect along with free and discounted synthesizers and effects and access to innovative software to all of their registered Novation hardware users

Novation UltraNova Specs

Keyboard 37 Full-Sized Keys
Polyphony Up to 18-note polyphony (dynamic voicing)
Multitimbral Mono-Timbral (1 Part)
Synthesis Method Based on Supernova II
Waveforms include:
• Square, sine, tri, sawtooth, pulse, 9 x saw:pulse combinations.
• 20 x digital waveforms
• 36 x wavetables
Effects • Distortion - up to 2 instances
• Compressor - up to 2 instances
• Chorus/Phase - up to 4 instances
• Delay - up to 2 instances
• Reverb - up to 2 instances
• Gator
• EQ
•12 band vocoder
• Arpeggiator - 33 patterns
• Chord function - lock up to 10 notes
• Patch storage up to 512 on hardware (ships with 300 factory patches)
Controllers • 8 x detented touch sensitive encoders
• 1 x large smooth encoder (with back-lit filter lock buttons)
• 1 x large patch select/speed dial encoder
• 2 x volume & monitor mix dials
• 39 x LED lit/indicated buttons
• 1 x Pitch wheel (LED lit)
• 1 x Modulation wheel (LED lit)
• 37-note keyboard with velocity and aftertouch
Connections • XLR dynamic mic input
• 2 x ¼" jack inputs
• 2 x ¼" jack outputs
• 2 x ¼" jack aux outputs
• 1 x ¼" jack headphone output
• SPDIF digital output on RCA connector
• Expression pedal on ¼" jack input
• Sustain pedal on ¼" jack input
• MIDI in/out/thru
• 12 volt power input
• USB port (UltraNova can be powered via USB)
• Kensington Lock port
Packaging Info
Package Weight 13.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 28.5 x 14.8 x 6.0"



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